The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 10 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 30 0 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 10.56% - 11.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.35% - 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 0 14
Average daily rate
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£400 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £60.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
Architect
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Norfolk region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
243 174 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 85.56% 95.08% 96.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 100 78
Average daily rate £320 £275 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £125 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 25
Average hourly rate £18.73 £18.90 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.89% +18.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.63 £8.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £24.21 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Norfolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Norfolk region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Norfolk region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich - 27 £400 - 1
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.08%) Web Services
3 8 (20.51%) Finance
4 7 (17.95%) Java
5 6 (15.38%) Project Management
5 6 (15.38%) SOA
5 6 (15.38%) XML
5 6 (15.38%) Time Management
5 6 (15.38%) Security Architecture
5 6 (15.38%) User Experience
6 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (12.82%) SOAP
6 5 (12.82%) HTML
6 5 (12.82%) J2EE
6 5 (12.82%) Adobe
7 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
7 4 (10.26%) .NET
7 4 (10.26%) C#
7 4 (10.26%) Photoshop
7 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
7 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
7 4 (10.26%) UML
7 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (10.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 4 (10.26%) Axure RP
8 3 (7.69%) Degree
8 3 (7.69%) WebSphere
8 3 (7.69%) Scrum
8 3 (7.69%) Psychology
8 3 (7.69%) C

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.13%) Apache
2 2 (5.13%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (2.56%) CMS
3 1 (2.56%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.56%) JBoss
3 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.56%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.56%) Liferay
3 1 (2.56%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (2.56%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (2.56%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) LAN
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) DB2
2 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 4 (10.26%) Axure RP
2 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.13%) Ant
2 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.13%) Subversion
2 2 (5.13%) Selenium
2 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) Maven
3 1 (2.56%) CruiseControl
3 1 (2.56%) JUnit
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (2.56%) Arquillian
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Advertising
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) Web Services
2 6 (15.38%) XML
3 5 (12.82%) J2EE
3 5 (12.82%) HTML
3 5 (12.82%) SOAP
4 4 (10.26%) .NET
4 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
4 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (5.13%) Ajax
5 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.13%) jQuery
5 2 (5.13%) XSD
5 2 (5.13%) Middleware
5 2 (5.13%) WSDL
6 1 (2.56%) JavaBeans
6 1 (2.56%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (2.56%) JAAS
6 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) User Experience
2 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) Psychology
4 2 (5.13%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.56%) Web 2.0
5 1 (2.56%) Open Source
5 1 (2.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) UNIX
2 1 (2.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.38%) SOA
2 6 (15.38%) Project Management
2 6 (15.38%) Time Management
2 6 (15.38%) Security Architecture
3 4 (10.26%) UML
3 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
4 3 (7.69%) MVC
4 3 (7.69%) Scrum
5 2 (5.13%) Migration
5 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.13%) Content Management
5 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.13%) QMS
5 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.13%) Budget Control
5 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (5.13%) Web Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) Java
2 4 (10.26%) C#
3 3 (7.69%) C
4 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.56%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.56%) MCPD
3 1 (2.56%) MCP
3 1 (2.56%) MCSE
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (2.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Adobe
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) Google
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) Veritas
4 1 (2.56%) Lotus
4 1 (2.56%) Facebook
4 1 (2.56%) Twitter